Flybrix, a startup based in San Francisco, has created a drone that can be built almost entirely out of Lego bricks. It's modular, too, and better yet programmable: Its flight computer can interpret commands.
"Women of NASA" may be the next big hit in the minifig world if writer Maia Weinstock and her 10,000 supporters have their way. The minifig set reached the 10,000-vote mark on the Lego Ideas website and is eligible for approval by Lego.
You can sign a proposal to help bring female NASA scientists to the Lego world. While the creation of the set wouldn't immediately improve gender equality, normalizing women in STEM is a key first step to change.
YouTube channel Product Tank TV has shared a tutorial video showing how you can make your very own camera stabilizer using whatever spare Lego pieces you have sitting in the attic. Bring on the nostalgia!
One of the latest innovations in the 3D-printing world comes from a preteen who cleverly combined a 3D-printing pen, a bunch of loose Lego bricks, and a Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit to create a homemade 3D printer.
Lego has announced a new Technic product, and this one is modeled after the Porsche 911 GT3 RS sports car. Featuring a working dual-clutch gearbox and moving engine cylinders, the 911 goes on sale on June 1 for $299.